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  • Central grad Kevin Gulyas caught game-winner in Villanova's football win over William & Mary

    Villanova receiver Kevin Gulyas caught a pass early in the fourth quarter of what was a convincing win Oct. 4 over Maine. He didn't catch another one until 52 seconds were left in Saturday's game at William & Mary. That reception was the biggest one...
  • Bruins in the NFL: Week 7 performances

    UCLA plays Saturdays, but the school has some former players who take the field on Sundays. Here’s a weekly blog featuring former Bruins and what they did in their NFL games: Akeem Ayers, fourth-year linebacker for the Tennessee Titans: Ayers...
  • AFC North notebook: Hoyer's success raises questions at quarterback in Cleveland

    The emergence of Brian Hoyer as a capable starter has created an interesting quarterback situation for the Cleveland Browns. With Hoyer acquitting himself well for his hometown team with seven touchdowns, one interception and 1,224 passing yards this...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: No. 6 U.Va., No. 19 ODU, CNU earn one-goal field hockey triumphs

    COLLEGES: Field hockey: **Caitlin Walsh scored off Megan Byas' assist for the second half's only goal, giving No. 19 Old Dominion (8-6, 2-1 Big East) a 3-2 home win against No. 16 Temple (10-5, 2-1) Friday. Goals by Nicole Goff and Katy Fuhrman put...
  • Virginia Tech struggles in Heinz Field again, loses 21-16 to Pittsburgh

    Virginia Tech struggles in Heinz Field again, loses 21-16 to Pittsburgh
    PITTSBURGH – Clemson has Howard’s Rock. Florida State has Chief Osceola and Renegade. They represent the most iconic trappings of some of the Atlantic Coast Conference's top home field advantages, but from Virginia Tech's perspective, there...
  • Sam Farmer's Week 7 NFL picks

    Sam Farmer's Week 7 NFL picks
    Last week: 10-4-1 (8-7 against the spread). Season: 59-31-1 (54-37 against the spread). Dolphins (2-3) at Bears (3-3) Noon Sunday, CBS-2 Bears by 3 (O/U 48) The Bears offense is finally getting healthier and picking up steam. With Knowshon...
  • Sam Farmer's NFL Week 7 picks

    The Times' NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week's matchups. Lines according to Glantz-Culver (O/U = over/under). Last week's record 10-4-1 (.714); season 59-39-1 (.656). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech offense inept in loss at Pitt

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech offense inept in loss at Pitt
    PITTSBURGH – For all its incompetence Thursday night, Virginia Tech had a chance to beat Pittsburgh, a chance to pilfer an ACC road victory and establish some confidence with an improbable fourth-quarter reversal. Trailing by five points, the...
  • Teel Time: Can Virginia Tech match U.Va., Akron in controlling Pitt's Conner?

    Pittsburgh tailback James Conner looked every bit the All-American in this season’s first four games, rushing for 699 yards, scoring nine touchdowns and averaging 6.4 yards per carry. He wasn’t Tony Dorsett – that’s an unattainable...
  • ACC All Access: Virginia Tech preps for 250-pound James Conner in Pittsburgh's backfield...and at defensive end?

    Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster will have to finish game prep knowing he'll be without one of his veteran starters Thursday night at Pittsburgh, but  he's aware of at least one solution for slowing down Pittsburgh's James Conner. Hit the...
  • Virginia Tech looks to bury bleak Heinz Field history, continue strong road play this season

     Virginia Tech looks to bury bleak Heinz Field history, continue strong road play this season
    BLACKSBURG — Though he probably has nothing specifically against Neil Diamond, Virginia Tech's Willie Byrn wouldn't care if he never heard "Sweet Caroline" again. Not after what Byrn had to hear two years ago in Pittsburgh. With Pittsburgh leading...